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A life away from the waver
Robin Laing joins a group of enthusiasts heading up the Spey with paddles.
April 2010, Issue 87, page 50
A royal threesome
It's one of the easier whisky trivia questions. Which three Scottish distilleries are allowed to append the word 'royal' to their titles, asks Gavin Smith.
November 2000, Issue 12, page 42
A truly Scottish invention
Brian Hennigan reaches the controversial conclusion that if you want a real McCoy whisky con or rip-off then the only place to go is Scotland
November 2001, Issue 19, page 60
Alchemy by the Bay
Stuart MacLean Ramsay takes a trip to the US west coast and checks out three very different but equally daring and passionate distillers
December 2001, Issue 20, page 38
All that Jazz...
Jazz fans flocked to Islay in mid-September for the Lagavulin Islay Jazz Festival and there was a new hook for whisky fans this year with the launch of an official Festival bottling. Now in its 13th y...
December 2011, Issue 100, page 8
Most single malts are named after their distilleries, which in turn are mostly place names. Most blended Scotches are named after the merchants who created them although a few, such as Cutty Sark (a s...
July 2006, Issue 57, page 24
An alternative whisky map of the world...
Tom Bruce-Gardyne takes an irreverent look at the world's 15 largest whisky markets - plus the characters and caricatures you might find in each country. The world of whisky is full of exaggerated per...
July 2002, Issue 24, page 24
May 2004, Issue 39, page 74
Uncut, unfiltered and straight from the barrel Stuart Maclean Ramsay visits the house that Jim Beam built and has dinner with boubon legen, Booker Noe.
December 2000, Issue 13, page 63
September 2004, Issue 42, page 19
City of Light
Paris by night has been unanimously praised in literature and travel guides. You may all have done it, walk down the Champs-Elysées at Christmas time or sit on a bench at the end of l'Ile-Saint-Loui...
October 2011, Issue 99, page 50
Certain whiskies, distillery names and expressions are highly desirable to collectors – Gavin Smith tries to find out why: what makes collectables collectable?
May 2002, Issue 22, page 58
Comfort and joy
Whisky pilgrims , tourists, locals- this summer's Islay Festival attracted fans from around the globe. Michael Jackson reports on a time to remember, while Marcin Miller travels east to catch up on t...
September 2000, Issue 11, page 34
Jefferson Chase looks at a novel set in India in the early 20th century
October 2012, Issue 107, page 71
Ian Wisniewski asks what role does yeast play during fermentation, and how influential can this be in determining the flavour profile of mature malt whisky?
September 2010, Issue 90, page 38
The weeks have been just packed with liquid treasures and some great memories since I last sat down to write my column. A string of airport lounges, hotel rooms and copy filed from foreign climes has...
June 2007, Issue 64, page 5
Jefferson Chasedelves into a novel set in Northern Ireland at the height of the Second World War
September 2007, Issue 66, page 47
Don't Drink and Drive
The Editor takes to the streets of Louisville for a round of drinking golf.
January 2010, Issue 85, page 48
Drinking on the Hill
Liza Weisstuch takes us out in the US capital
July 2012, Issue 105, page 46
We find out more about launches at the recent Asia Pacific exhibition
June 2013, Issue 112, page 78
Enjoying the Craic
Peter Mulryan takes us round the fair city
March 2012, Issue 102, page 42
Fit for a King
Jim Leggett visits the North Carolina's newest distillery to discover Kings Mountain Whiskeys
April 2013, Issue 111, page 32
From Russia with love...
Vodka is the drink of choice for the average Russian but whisky has its fans. How did it get there? Erkin Touzmohamedov recounts the strange case of whisky and Stalin
December 2003, Issue 36, page 55
The world may be going somewhere in a handbag,but the bourbon industry seems to be pretty buoyant at the moment.
January 2009, Issue 77, page 51
Gangsters, guns and the real McCoy
Tom Bruce-Gardyne traces the history of Berry Bros. and Rudd through Prohibition, a period that saw the birth of one of themost famous blends in the world, Cutty Sark.
February 2001, Issue 14, page 32
David Gardener of Nickolls and Perks in Stourbridge has big plans for whisky. Richard Jones reports
June 2005, Issue 48, page 49
George and the Distilled Peach
Liza Weisstuch joins a group of distillers bringing history back to life
January 2011, Issue 93, page 50
Granite city blues
Gavin D Smith looks at how Aberdeen went from several distilleries to none.
January 1970, Issue 84, page 32
Grown-up & glamorous
Retro luxury pervades the whisky bars of San Francisco as Larry Walker found out when he did a little relaxing West Coast style
February 2000, Issue 8, page 20
High society (An Quaich Society)
The members of Canada 's An Quaich Society are real party animals, but their love of Scotch and the freedom it represents could not be more serious as Stuart Maclean Ramsay reports.
June 2000, Issue 10, page 64
Highland survivor (Millburn)
In the latest of our series Gavin D Smith investigates another gem
June 2007, Issue 64, page 52
In safe hands
The new owners of Glendronach have big plans for the iconic malt. Dominic Roskrow spoke to Billy Walker
October 2008, Issue 75, page 8
In search of the genuine spirit
Our chap heads off on a mission to finding the craic in Toronto
February 2014, Issue 117, page 46
In the heartland (Speyside)
Speyside falls in to two halves:that reached by flying in to Inverness,and that reached from Aberdeen.In this issue we take the Aberdeen route.
January 2008, Issue 69, page 36
It's show time!
The greatest shows on earth. We provide an overview of Whisky Live in London and Tokyo
April 2007, Issue 63, page 58
Jam and dram
Jam and Dram Last month, the renowned music venue Village Underground in London's fashionable Shoreditch was ringing to the sound of more than just guitars, drums and the occasional ukulele. The ven...
July 2013, Issue 113, page 7
Jazzin' with the dram
London's first malt and cigar bar is now the capital's finest Scottish restaurant with a huge selection of whiskies. Jane Slade went to investigate
February 2000, Issue 8, page 46
Whisky Magazine's barfly Kate Portman discovers an oasis of whisky at the end of the line.
February 2009, Issue 78, page 36
Jura's new range
We look at the new bottlings to come from Jura.
July 2009, Issue 81, page 50
Kings and Queens
In this fifth episode of our series on labels visits the English, Irish, Welsh, Scottish and British Royalty.
October 2013, Issue 115, page 42
Jonny McCormick sums up an excellent year
March 2012, Issue 102, page 72
Should we be concerned when the WMI falls? Jonny McCormick explains.
October 2011, Issue 99, page 74
Melbourne finds room for Scotch
Joe Bates travels down under to check out what's on offer.
December 2007, Issue 68, page 38
April 2004, Issue 38, page 12
Iorwerth Griffiths talks to Ireland's first female master blender.
July 2009, Issue 81, page 24
New Digital Emperors
Tim Forbes has worked for The Whisky Exchange since 2003 and looks after the company's online presence including The Whisky Exchange Blog.
September 2010, Issue 90, page 11
Northern Highland highlights
Gavin D Smith visits three Diageo distilleries in search of a sense of regionalisation.
January 2009, Issue 77, page 46
There's a noble tradition of whisky making in Canada based on the superb qualtiy of its grain. Kathleen Sloan and Ted Mcintosh pay tribute to a unique spirit.
June 2000, Issue 10, page 60
Owing it all to Islington
Gavin Smith recounts the early days of blending, when a court case in north London helped secure the future of the Scotch whisky industry
July 2001, Issue 17, page 24
Team England has won the World Elephant Polo Championships at the Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge in Nepal. The English ‘Air Tusker' team, captained by Robert McKenzie, raised the Tiger Tops Challenge Trop...
January 2009, Issue 77, page 6